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Accident: 118541.015 - Employee Fractures Leg When Trapped In Hopper

Accident: 118541.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 08/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1420063.01508/01/2019J. P. Mascaro & Sons
At 12:50 p.m. on August 1, 2019, Employee #1, a sanitation worker, was riding on the back of a sanitation truck while running a trash route. Employee #1 lost hi s footing while riding on the rear of the sanitation truck, and his leg became t rapped in the hopper. Employee #1 was hospitalized to treat a compound fracture of the right fibula bone.
Keywords: compound fracture, fracture, garbage truck, hopper, leg, trapped
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1420063.015 39 M Hospitalized injury

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